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School board sets tax rate at $1.2189

The Mount Vernon School Board adopted a total tax ordinance of $1.2189 for 2019 in a meeting on Monday, August 27.

This will bring in $10,608,715 in local revenue. This tax rate is seven cents lower than last year, which means that a person with a $100,000 home will be assessed $1,218.90 in school taxes. For more details about the district’s budget for the upcoming school year, see the August 29 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald.